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Aztecs edge LBSU in the 9th

Box score Neither team wanted to give in during a back-and-forth match-up between Long Beach State and No. 18 San Diego State on Tuesday night. A forgettable ninth inning, though, cost the Dirtbags a victory as they fell, 4-3, at the hands of the visiting Aztecs at Blair Field. A[Read More…]

Late rally falls short, win streak ends

Box score The Dirtbags were brought back to earth after their season-high seven-game winning streak was snapped on Sunday afternoon. Long Beach State (14-13, 2-1 Big West Conference) dropped the final game of its series against UC Riverside, 4-3, at Blair Field. The Dirtbags had another solid pitching outing from[Read More…]

Lucky No. 7

Box score It felt like déjà vu Saturday afternoon at Blair Field. For the second Saturday in a row Jake Thompson was masterful, making quick work of an opponent and sending Long Beach State to another series win by beating UC Riverside, 2-1, for its seventh straight victory. While both[Read More…]

Dirtbags extend win streak to 6

Box score It took some time, but Long Beach State was able to score the runs it needed to secure a win Friday night. The Dirtbags’ five-game winning streak was extended to six with a 5-2 victory over the visiting UC Riverside Highlanders at Blair Field. During the streak, LBSU[Read More…]

Dirtbags sweep the Rebels

The Dirtbags (10-12) came from behind for a big win Sunday afternoon at Blair Field and swept the UNLV Rebels (13-13). The first four hitters in the LBSU lineup – Jonathan Jones, Jordan Casas, Devin Lohman and TJ Mittelstaedt – all had two hits and scored eight runs while driving[Read More…]

Thompson, Dirtbags get pair of firsts

Jake Thompson (1-4) was expected to be the Friday starter and the Dirtbags’ best pitcher when the season began. He sure looked like it Saturday afternoon at Blair Field. The young sophomore right-hander threw a gem for his first win and the Dirtbags (9-12) won their first series of the[Read More…]

Dirtbags open series with 7-4 win over Rebels

Despite leaving 14 runners on base, the Dirtbags still managed to score seven runs to get the win Friday night.. Long Beach State (8-12) defeated the University of Nevada Las Vegas, 7-4, in front of 1,141 at Blair Field. Already up one, the Dirtbags pushed their lead to 5-1 when[Read More…]

Baseball headline here

Sorry Cinderella, no room for you this year. Underdogs, well, better luck next season. As the third round of NCAA Tournament action continues today, there has been very little “madness” to speak of so far. Sure, there have been a few upsets — Cleveland State definitely ruined some brackets —[Read More…]

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